Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s budget for FY2018:

May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, a district-wide high school art competition highlighting young artists in the First District.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court’s decision regarding North Carolina’s Congressional district maps:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement in response to Republicans in the North Carolina Senate inserting a provision in their budget to permanently cut federally funded SNAP food assistance:

May 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to reports that President Donald Trump shared highly classified intelligence with Russian officials:

May 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous finding that the North Carolina General Assembly acted with discriminatory purpose in enactment of a 2013 Voter ID law:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement in response to the news of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after the passage of the American Health Care Act by the House:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) spoke on the House Floor in opposition to the American Health Care Act, the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, that will result in 24 million Americans losing health insurance, increased deductibles and premiums, and reduced access and quality of care.

Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This Saturday, April 29 marks the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency.  Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the status of the promises made to the American people at the 100-day mark of President Trump’s administration:

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Apr 20, 2017 In The News

A freshly introduced bill could make more African Americans TV and radio stations owners in the U.S.

Apr 13, 2017 In The News

Each year a new group of people gains the right to vote, becoming politically active and forming the generation who will determine the future. In an effort to reach out to these young and upcoming voters, Congressman G.K. Butterfield visited Halifax Community College to dispense knowledge.

Apr 12, 2017 In The News

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - A packed house was in Greenville looking for answers on what is going on in Washington.
 
"I particularly want to hear what he thinks of the illegal strike to the Syrians," said Kim Koo, retired physician.

Apr 12, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said bipartisanship does not exist in Washington, D.C., anymore.

“We have to get back to a time when Republicans and Democrats worked things out together,” Butterfield said Tuesday during a community forum in Greenville. “That is the only way we can accomplish anything.”

Apr 10, 2017 In The News

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Mar 3, 2017 In The News

Gov. Roy Cooper recently named Wilson County District Attorney Robert A. Evans of the Seventh Judicial District as the new chairman of the Governor’s Crime Commission.

Feb 26, 2017 In The News
DURHAM, North Carolina (WTVD) --

Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) hosted the community discussion "Forward Together" in Durham on Saturday to get a sense of what issues Durham citizens are most concerned about.

Feb 25, 2017 In The News

Jumping from topic to topic, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield spent more than an hour taking questions from constituents Saturday at Hillside High School.

Feb 13, 2017 In The News

DURHAM -- Felipe de Jesus Molina Mendoza, the 2009 Riverside High School graduate seeking asylum, will appear before immigration officials in Charlotte on Tuesday.

Molina Mendoza, 25, is facing deportation for being in the country illegally.

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